Why would someone need a Gallbladder Ultrasound?

Ultrasound is widely the preferred screening test for gallstones or an infected gallbladder.

An ultrasound can reveal the actual stones as well as signs of infection. The thickening of the gallbladder wall and/or fluid surrounding the gallbladder can be presented.

The ultrasound may also be able to find blockage in the bile ducts.

For many reasons, ultrasound is an effective way of examining many of the body's internal organs, including but not limited to the following list. Click any of the types below to read more about them.

Breasts (Mammories)
Heart & Blood Vessels
Knee Joint
Muscles & Tendons
Scrotum & Prostate
Therapeutic Uses
Thyroid Glands
Uterus, Overies & Fetus

GOOD SOURCES FOR FURTHER READING: Dictionary of Medical Terms, 4th Edition, from A&C Black Publishers Ltd., Grey's Anatomy, The Classic Collector's Edition, by Henry Gray, Mayo Clinic Family Health Book, Second Edition by Mayo Clinic, Howard Gallager, Mayo Foundation, Women's Health, Men's Health and Health for Seniors all by Professor Peter Abrahams, the National Cancer Institute, the American Medical Association, the National Medical Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Radiology, National Department of Health and Human Services

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